New York Times, Monday, June 4, 1990

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Farmer's milieu? : DELL
5. Form : SHAPE
10. Copied : APED
14. Essayist's nom de plume : ELIA
15. Stepped like an expectant father : PACED
16. Irritated : SORE
17. Words to the bride : BESTWISHES
19. Rhodes, e.g. : ISLE
20. Confine : TETHER
21. Like some trains : ELEVATED
23. Redact : EDIT
25. A first name in gin lore : ELI
26. Pack tightly : JAM
29. Serious; sober : STAID
31. Urbane : SUAVE
36. Hildegard Behrens specialty : ARIA
38. Jardiniere : URN
39. Beauty-salon treatments : SINGES
40. Word to the groom : CONGRATULATIONS
43. Bony : OSTEAL
44. Droop : SAG
45. "The course of ___ love . . . ": Shak. : TRUE
46. Harried : BESET
47. Chamfer : BEVEL
49. Silly one : ASS
50. Before, in poesy : ERE
52. Assist an arsonist : ABET
54. Immunizing liquids : ANTISERA
59. He's often "constant" : READER
63. A Capetown citizen, e.g. : BOER
64. Words from doting kin to bride and groom : ALLOURLOVE
66. Hokum : BUNK
67. Walks like John Silver : LIMPS
68. Tied : EVEN
69. Pass receivers : ENDS
70. Scythe handle : SNATH
71. Famed Spanish muralist : SERT
1. I.o.u. : DEBT
2. Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
3. Start to sink : LIST
4. Machine tool : LATHE
5. Music often rendered by Odetta : SPIRITUAL
6. Possesses : HAS
7. Head or tooth follower : ACHE
8. Pared : PEELED
9. Detroit dud : EDSEL
10. Myanmar's locale : ASIA
11. Mail : POST
12. Author Gardner : ERLE
13. Boy Scout's "good" accomplishment : DEED
18. Marries : WEDS
22. "Nice place to ___, but . . . " : VISIT
24. Baker's sweet treat : TART
26. Sculptor Epstein : JACOB
27. Came up : AROSE
28. After-dinner treats : MINTS
30. Occupied : INUSE
32. Army outfit : UNIT
33. Marketplace : AGORA
34. Classic beauty : VENUS
35. Worms or curves : ESSES
37. Awry : AGEE
39. Western desert plant : SAGEBRUSH
41. Values : RATES
42. Etna juice? : LAVA
47. Where East finally met West in 1989 : BERLIN
48. Ogle's less innocent cousin : LEER
51. Former silver coins of Spain : REALS
53. Hoffmann specialty : TALES
54. Entertainer Lane : ABBE
55. Speech or part of speech : NOUN
56. Play sitter or nurse : TEND
57. Vexes : IRKS
58. ___ mater : ALMA
60. Hawk's antithesis : DOVE
61. Eternally : EVER
62. Lease : RENT
65. Choose : OPT

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